2021/22 White-tailed Deer Management Program

HUNTING CLOSURES: Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center and Willowwood Arboretum will be closed on Monday 12/6 and Thursday 12/9 and Lewis Morris County Park will be closed on Wednesday 12/8 and Friday 12/10 for firearm hunting by permit only. For full hunt schedule, please click here.

HUNTING CLOSURES: Cooper Gristmill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center and Willowwood Arboretum will be closed on Monday 12/6 and Thursday 12/9 and Lewis Morris County Park will be closed on Wednesday 12/8 and Friday 12/10 for firearm hunting by permit only. For full hunt schedule, please click here.

2021/22 White-tailed Deer Management Program

Friday, September 10, 2021

Morristown: The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting its annual controlled deer hunt in accordance with its White-tailed Deer Management Program which aims to improve forest health through management of the deer population. These controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool.

The parks listed below will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for firearm hunting all day on the specified dates and will only be open to hunters with special access permits. Bow hunting is scheduled in additional Morris County Parks between September 2021 and February 2022, but these parks will remain open to the public. Additional information, including the complete hunting schedule, can be found on the Morris County Park Commission’s website: morrisparks.net.

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